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The Parish Council hopes you enjoy your visit. The aim of the website is to inform both residents and visitors alike about the activities of the Parish Council, local Clubs and Societies, local businesses and local people - whilst at the same time giving potential visitors to the village a little insight into Eastry and the warm and friendly welcome you can expect.

The village of Eastry is situated approximately 2½ miles South-West of the Cinque Port of Sandwich, Eastry’s main post town; 4½ miles North-West of Deal; 12 miles East of Canterbury and 86 miles from London. It may be considered a large village by today’s standards having something over 1000 homes within its boundaries.

Until the end of 2004 Eastry was one of the only villages (if not the only village!) remaining in England to have a “butcher, baker and candlestick maker”.

(a "candlestick maker" was someone who made candles from tallow - NOT the candle holder itself!)

Voted Kent's "Village of the Year 2005" Eastry enjoys having a huge range of local businesses in its locale; from traditional crafts and equestrian equipment to tyre sales . It has a selection of hostelries providing good accommodation, food, beers and fine wines, a chemist, a fish and chip shop, a Chinese "take-away", a butcher, a baker, ladies hair stylists, an active Village Hall as well as a local convenience store, newsagent, post office and a wealth of local clubs, societies and activity groups.

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If you have a query to do with roads, drains, street lights, etc., please see: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem

If you have a query to do with waste or bin collection, housing, environmental crime (littering / dog fouling) or Council Tax, etc., please see: http://www.dover.gov.uk/Home.aspx

To report a crime online: https://www.kent.police.uk/services/report-online/

To report power cuts call 105 or Tweet @ukpowernetworks

To view live power cut information see: www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/powercut

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 Eastry News In Brief...

Applications for a Vacancy at the Greville Homes Almshouses invited

Edition 10 of the Updated Dover Area Services List

Kent Police and  Crime Commissioner Newsletter Spring\Summer 2020

Kent and Medway Community Bulletin Issue 1

Chief Constable Warns Against Complacency In The Fight Against COVID-19

The latest Eastry Village News for April and May 2020

Royal Mail: Delivering for the Country

SouthEastern Rail - Corona Virus Travel Update - Reduced Service Timetable


Felderland Lane Junction Proposal Consultation

Eastry Horticultural Society Programme for 2020

Kent Police Contact Information

Finance and Audit Information for 2019

What to do if you witness a crime

New Community Bus Information

Care and Support in Kent

IMPORTANT: General Data Protection Regulations

Online Crime & Incident Reporting

Eastry branch of the Royal British Legion now has its own page here...

Learn more about Eastry's thriving WI community here...

Eastry Scouts Country Craft and Produce Market is held every Wednesday from 9am - 12:30pm. More here...

This page last updated: 26 May, 2020 17:39:32

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